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Midcoast sees 11 more COVID-19 cases, CDC reports Saturday

By Stephen Betts | Apr 10, 2021
Photo by: Maine CDC

Knox County reported three additional COVID-19 cases in the past day, according to the Maine Center for Disease Control and Prevention on Saturday.

Since the pandemic began in mid-March 2020, Knox County has had 846 cases, and five deaths. The number of people who have been hospitalized in Knox County at some point since the pandemic began in mid-March remained at 30.

The CDC also reports 27,813 vaccinations have been administered in Knox County 16,164 with the first doses and 12,649 with the second doses. This is an increase of 337 in the past day.

Knox County's overall population is estimated at about 40,000 people.

Lincoln County reported seven additional cases on April 10.

Lincoln County has had 706 cases, and two deaths. The number of hospitalizations since the pandemic began remained at 19.

The CDC reported 26,301 vaccinations have been administered in Lincoln County — 15,539 first doses and 10,762 second doses. This is an increase of 671 in the past day.

Waldo County reported one additional case on April 10.

Waldo County has had 738 cases and 19 deaths. Twenty-seven residents have been hospitalized at some point from the virus since the pandemic began.

The CDC reported 24,389 vaccinations have been administered in Waldo County — 13,885 first doses and 10,504 second doses. This is an increase of 912.

Statewide, there were 311 new cases reported April 10.

Total cases since the pandemic began in Maine in mid-March is 53,745.

There were no additional deaths reported April 10 keeping the number at 750 since the pandemic began in mid-March 2020.

The number of people hospitalized at some point since the outbreak began is 1,729, an increase of seven in the past day,.

There are currently 78 people in Maine in the hospital due to COVID-19. That includes 30 people in intensive care units and 10 on ventilators.

Of the 750 Maine people with COVID-19 who died, 409 were 80 years old or older, 195 were in their 70s, 68 were in their 60s, 31 in their 50s, 11 people in their 40s and one in their 30s and one in his 20s. The age ranges of the most recent deaths have not yet been released.

Cumberland County has seen the worst of the outbreak, with 186 of the deaths being residents from there. York County has had 127 deaths, 89 in Penobscot, 59  in Androscoggin, 58 in Kennebec, 56 in Oxford County, 45 in Aroostook, 36 in Hancock County, 29 in Somerset, 19 in Waldo County, 15 in Washington County, 12 in Franklin County, seven in Sagadahoc, five in Knox County, four in Piscataquis, and two in Lincoln County.

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